Quinton Robbins

College student killed in Las Vegas Shooting was a ‘pay-it-forward kinda guy’

A University of Nevada-Las Vegas student was reportedly one of 58 people killed in Sunday’s Las Vegas concert shooting.

Newsweek reported that Quinton Robbins, 20, was killed at the Route 91 Harvest Festival near the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The victim’s aunt, Kilee Sanders, confirmed the 20-year-old’s death on Facebook.

“With an incredibly heavy heart. My sweetest nephew has passed away. He was the most kind and loving soul. Everyone who met him, loved him. His contagious laugh and smile,” she wrote. He was truly an amazing person. He will be missed by so many, he is loved by so many.”

Sanders also told the magazine that she’s “at a loss” as her nephew’s death was “so sudden.”

The Nevada man was a student and a recreational assistant at the City of Henderson.

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“Quinton was a pay-it-forward kinda guy,” longtime family friend Tyce Jones told Newsweek.

“Always had a smile on his face and was a nice guy. He loved his family and loved to coach his little brother’s flag football team. He will be missed.”

Buzzfeed reports that 22,000 people attended the festival where more than 58 people, including an off-duty officer, lost their lives and 500 people were injured.

This is a developing story. Check back with CrimeOnline for updates as they become available.

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